Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures

Get access

Music: Malaysia
(4,372 words)


This entry examines the ways in which female singers in Malaysia are incorporating Islam into their popular professional personas. Although female singers have always played an important role in Malaysian traditional singing, including in premodern and pre-twentieth century Islamic festivals, the amalgamation …

Cite this page
Ansori, Siaan, “Music: Malaysia”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 27 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0698>
First published online: 2011

▲   Back to top   ▲